Matthew’s account of Jesus, Peter and their miraculous payment of the Temple tax is a classic literary puzzle. Providentially, the Bible’s own covenant-literary matrix is its key.
The verb “descend” is used ten times in the Revelation, often describing something coming down from heaven. Is there a pattern in the order of these things that descend?
The book of Galatians, like all Scripture, is composed in “Covenant cycles.” Identifying the placement of words and phrases in relation to each other is often the only means of perceiving their full meaning. The location of Paul’s mention of “no male and female” in Galatians 3:28 is a perfect example.